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Strong's #6140 - עָקַשׁ

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1) to be perverse, twist, pervert, make crooked, prove perverse, declare perverse

1a) (Niphal) to be crooked

1b) (Piel) to twist, distort, pervert, make crooked

1c) (Hiphil) to declare crooked

1d) (Qal) perverse

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 4646 ‑ σκολιός (skol‑ee‑os');  1294 ‑ διαστρέφω (dee‑as‑tref'‑o);  
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Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2906) sqg (גהקסה GhQSh) AC: ? CO: Crooked AB: Perverse: To act or walk a crooked path as being perverse.

V) sqg (גהקסה GhQSh) - Crooked: KJV (5): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hiphil, Piel) perverse, pervert, crooked - Strongs: H6140 (עָקַשׁ)

am) sqgm (מגהקסה MGhQSh) - Crooked: A crooked place. KJV (1): crooked - Strongs: H4625 (מַעֲקַשִּׁים)

em) sqig (גהיקסה GhYQSh) - Crooked: KJV (11): perverse, froward, crooked - Strongs: H6141 (עִקֵּשׁ)

ef3) tfsqig (גהיקסהות GhYQShWT) - Crookedness: KJV (2): froward - Strongs: H6143 (עִקְּשׁוּת)

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Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 [עָקַשׁ] verb twist (Late Hebrew id. (rare)); —

Niph`al Participle construct דְּרָכַיִם Proverbs 28:18 one crooked in ways (< plural, compare Toy).

Pi`el Perfect 3 plural עִקְּשׁז לָהֶם Isaiah 59:8 their paths they have twisted. Imperfect 3 masculine plural יְעַקֵּ֑שׁזּ Micah 3:9 all that is straight they make crooked; Participle מְעַקֵּשׁ דְּרָכָיו Proverbs 10:9 (compare Niph`al).

Hiph`il Imperfect וַיּעְקְשֵׁנִי Job 9:20 (Ges§ 53 n) he hath declared me crooked, devious (in life).

Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.All rights reserved. Used by permission. BibleSoft.com
Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

עָקַשׁ to twist, to pervert. Arab. عقش and عقص id. Metaph. to pervert any one, in a forensic sense, is i.q. to pervert or wrest his cause, Job 9:20, “(although) I were upright וַיַּעְקְשֵׁנִי (God) would pervert my cause” (in the other hemistich יַרְשִׁיעֵנִי would declare me guilty).

Piel id. to pervert, Micah 3:9. To pervert one’s ways is i.q. to act perversely, Isaiah 59:8; Proverbs 10:9.

Niphal, pass. to be perverse. Part. נֶעֱקַשׁ דְּרָכַיִם whose ways are perverse, Proverbs 28:18.

Derivatives, עִקֵּשׁ, עִקְשׁוּת, מַעֲקַשִּׁים.

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List of Word Forms
וְנֶעְקַ֥שׁ וַֽיַּעְקְשֵֽׁנִי׃ וּמְעַקֵּ֥שׁ ויעקשני׃ ומעקש ונעקש יְעַקֵּֽשׁוּ׃ יעקשו׃ עִקְּשׁ֣וּ עקשו ‘iq·qə·šū ‘iqqəšū ikkeShu ū·mə·‘aq·qêš ūmə‘aqqêš umeakKesh VaiyakeSheni veneKash way·ya‘·qə·šê·nî wayya‘qəšênî wə·ne‘·qaš wəne‘qaš yə‘aqqêšū yə·‘aq·qê·šū yeakKeshu
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